Major League Baseball today announced Chicago-born, award-winning rock band Fall Out Boy will headline MLB Opening Night's first-ever live musical performance as part of the pre-game festivities at Wrigley Field on Sunday, April 5.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that free agent Minor League catcher Dusty Brown has received a 50-game suspension without pay following a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that New York Yankees Minor League right-handed pitcher Moises Cedeno has received a 72-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Clenbuterol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced today that Major League Baseball has promoted executives Kathleen Torres, Mike Mellis, Lara Pitaro Wisch, Steven Gonzalez and Bernadette McDonald, and has hired Chris Park as Senior Vice President, Growth and Strategy.
Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced today that he has appointed Tony Reagins to serve as Major League Baseball's Senior Vice President for Youth Programs, a new role in which the longtime baseball executive will oversee the league's expanded focus on youth baseball participation.
The Washington Nationals today announced that Robert D. Manfred Jr., the tenth Commissioner of Baseball, will throw the ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day at Nationals Park on Monday, April 6. This will be Commissioner Manfred's first Opening Day appearance and Major League ceremonial first pitch since he took office in January.
As previously announced, Major League Baseball's Stadium Operations Practices for the 2015 regular season require each Club to develop and implement mandatory metal detection screening of all fans prior to entry to each Major League ballpark. Many Major League Clubs already began such a program throughout the 2013 and 2014 seasons.
In a role filled with hopes and dreams, Will Ferrell will be at five different spring training ballparks in Arizona tomorrow as production begins on a new HBO special from Funny Or Die, in partnership with Major League Baseball.
A team comprised of players from the Puerto Rico Development Program will practice and play a series of games at various Spring Training complexes from March 12th-17th, Major League Baseball announced today.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that free agent Minor League right-handed pitcher Roman Madrid has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.